Agnico Eagle Mines Unusual Options Activity For May 25

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Agnico Eagle Mines AEM.

And retail traders should know.

We noticed this today when the big position showed up on publicly available options history that we track here at Benzinga.

Whether this is an institution or just a wealthy individual, we don't know. But when something this big happens with AEM, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 10 options trades for Agnico Eagle Mines.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 40% bullish and 60%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, there was 1 put, for a total amount of $36,720, and 9, calls, for a total amount of $514,169..

What's The Price Target?

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $45.0 to $60.0 for Agnico Eagle Mines over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Agnico Eagle Mines options trades today is 2141.4 with a total volume of 3,077.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Agnico Eagle Mines's big money trades within a strike price range of $45.0 to $60.0 over the last 30 days.

Agnico Eagle Mines Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Options Call Chart

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AEM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/21/24 $55.00 $99.9K 1.8K 550
AEM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/21/24 $55.00 $77.5K 1.8K 139
AEM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/21/24 $55.00 $75.4K 1.8K 250
AEM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $50.00 $66.2K 4.2K 180
AEM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $50.00 $62.4K 4.2K 88

Where Is Agnico Eagle Mines Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 868,319, the price of AEM is down -1.38% at $51.3.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 62 days.

Options are a riskier asset compared to just trading the stock, but they have higher profit potential. Serious options traders manage this risk by educating themselves daily, scaling in and out of trades, following more than one indicator, and following the markets closely.

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